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Gold Coast Farm Wedding Venue at Aliso Viejo Ranch

Gold Coast Farm Wedding Photographer

Gold Coast Farm Wedding Venue

at Aliso Viejo Ranch

History of the Venue

Designed and operated by Renewable Farm, Gold Coast Farm at Aliso Viejo Ranch is now offering its venue for rental. This beautiful new heritage farm in Aliso Viejo, CA, tends to help their local community by using the rental fees to provide fresh food to those in need, support the education of the young people in their building, assist with resources for people experiencing homelessness, those with disabilities, and so much more! By choosing this venue to celebrate your love, you are also giving love back to the community. How cool is that?!

Details on the grounds of Gold Coast Farm Wedding Venue

Located on the North-East end of the historic AV Ranch, the farm and foreman’s house are surrounded by white picket fences, which makes it a dreamy location with rustic barn vibes. The way that these 2 acres of gorgeous groves of fruit and nut trees have been designed exudes such simple rustic elegance and can make every wedding uniquely memorable. The location is centrally located in South Orange County making it an easy location to get to.

General Wedding Details

In the middle of the South Orange County hustle and bustle, lies this beautiful gem of a Farm. You will find yourself wandering along the natural paths of native flora and 24 aquaponic gardening beds. This is where the delicious food is produced for the local community. You will also adore their impeccable customer service. It’s not surprising that they hold workshops and programs and encourage the public to visit the farm anytime from Tuesday 10-2, Wednesday 10-2, Thursday 2-6, Friday 2-4, and Saturday 8-12 and it is definitely worth the visit.

When it comes to wedding planning at Gold Coast Farm at Aliso Viejo Ranch, don’t worry! They make sure to keep things exclusive when you choose this place for your weddings and private events. Its maximum capacity is 150 guests only, so make sure to book it on a Saturday for $6200 as permitted. This includes a 4-hour rehearsal and set up on a Friday. Here are the amenities that are included as part of your venue rental fee:

  • Utilization of the whole Gold Coast Farm facility
  • Exclusive use of the place from 10 AM to 10 PM
  • 2 acres of Orchards & Raised-Bed Gardens
  • Private Air-Conditioned Bungalow
  • Kitchen/Green Room
  • 2 large paved Gathering Areas
  • Orchard Clearing with Bistro Lighting,
  • Unique Grass Clearing
  • Vine Trellises
  • 15 Handmade Solid Oak Tables with Benches
  • Sweetheart Table
  • Use of our Large Bar,
  • 2 Restrooms
  • Large Free Parking Lot
  • Storage Room
  • (1) Bartender
  • (1) Staff
  • (2) Security guards
  • 8 Wine Barrels

Another thing that you have to consider when choosing this wedding venue is that, although you are welcome to bring your preferred caterer, they will only be permitted if they can provide a Certificate of Insurance and proof of valid OC Health Permit no later than two weeks before your ceremony. So make sure to prioritize this if you are planning to have a different caterer than their pre-approved caterers below:

  • 24 Carrots
  • Border Grill Catering
  • Cafe LAFB
  • Canyon Catering
  • Chunk n Chip
  • Colette’s Catering and Events
  • Falasophy Spectrum LLC
  • Fork in the Road Catering
  • Fundamental LA
  • Furiwa
  • Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop
  • Jay’s Catering
  • Natraj Authentic Indian Food and Catering Nomada
  • Plums Cafe and Catering
  • SOHO Taco

Although they have a list of great vendors that you can choose from, you are free to hire your caterers (follow requirements though), planners, and photographers that suit you best.

My takeaway on Gold Coast Farm at Aliso Viejo Ranch

Without a doubt, the Gold Coast Farm at Aliso Viejo Ranch is more than just a venue. It gives back to the local community, too. By booking this location, you can help people while celebrating your significant day. It’s like hitting two birds with one stone!

In addition to that, as a professional photographer, I can truly say that this wedding venue has a lot of potential. Its elegant yet straightforward, rustic barn vibe is such a great backdrop for the most genuine and fun photos. There are lots of photo opportunities in every area of the farm, from romantic ones under the mellow bistro lights or fun and casual shoots under the brightly glowing sun. I would be honored to capture your greatest moments in this lovely place, so feel free to get in touch!


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